Feb. 21 2014 quiz

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  • Question 1: India plans to build another 16 thousand houses in___by the end of 2014?India plans to build another 16 thousand houses in___by the end of 2014?
  • Explanation:In 2010 India announced the scheme to construct 50k houses for resettling and rehabilitating people displaced during the Civil War in Sri Lanka. In 2010 India announced the scheme to construct 50k houses for resettling and rehabilitating people displaced during the Civil War in Sri Lanka.
  • Question 2: For the year 2012-13 which country has emerged as largest producer of fruit & vegetables?For the year 2012-13 which country has emerged as largest producer of fruit & vegetables?
  • Explanation:Total production in the sector for the year 2012-2013 is 269 million tonnes.Total production in the sector for the year 2012-2013 is 269 million tonnes.
  • Question 3: CBI has registered 5 cases in connection with alleged misappropriation of funds in MNREGA in___?CBI has registered 5 cases in connection with alleged misappropriation of funds in MNREGA in___?
  • Explanation:The misappropriation of funds happened during the rule of Mayawati-led BSP govt. FIRs have been registered against people who were directly linked with the implementation of the scheme in these districts during 2007-10.The misappropriation of funds happened during the rule of Mayawati-led BSP govt. FIRs have been registered against people who were directly linked with the implementation of the scheme in these districts during 2007-10.
  • Question 4: Income Tax Department has identified how many new potential non-filers and urged all taxpayers to disclose their true income and pay appropriate taxes?Income Tax Department has identified how many new potential non-filers and urged all taxpayers to disclose their true income and pay appropriate taxes?
  • Explanation:The government is trying to meet its revenue collection target of over 6.68 lakh crore rupees from direct taxes in this financial year. The government is trying to meet its revenue collection target of over 6.68 lakh crore rupees from direct taxes in this financial year.
  • Question 5: National Skill Development Agency has set a target of skilling___ persons for the year 2013-14? National Skill Development Agency has set a target of skilling___ persons for the year 2013-14?
  • Explanation:The National Skill Development Agency is an autonomous body, with functions, inter-alia, including, taking all possible steps to meet skilling targets as envisaged in the 12th Five Year Plan. The National Skill Development Agency is an autonomous body, with functions, inter-alia, including, taking all possible steps to meet skilling targets as envisaged in the 12th Five Year Plan.
  • Question 6: Writer of just published book "The Shadow of the Crescent Moon" is...?Writer of just published book "The Shadow of the Crescent Moon" is...?
  • Explanation:Fatima Murtaza Bhutto, known as Fatima Bhutto, is a Pakistani poet and writer. She is the granddaughter of former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. Fatima Murtaza Bhutto, known as Fatima Bhutto, is a Pakistani poet and writer. She is the granddaughter of former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.
  • Question 7: Which of the following team is not taking part in Cricket Asia Cup 2014?Which of the following team is not taking part in Cricket Asia Cup 2014?
  • Explanation:Bangladesh is hosting Cricket Asia Cup 2014. Bangladesh is hosting Cricket Asia Cup 2014.
  • Question 8: CBS stands for?CBS stands for?
  • Explanation:Core Banking Solution (CBS) is networking of branches, which enables Customers to operate their accounts, and avail banking services from any branch of the Bank on CBS network, regardless of where he maintains his account.Core Banking Solution (CBS) is networking of branches, which enables Customers to operate their accounts, and avail banking services from any branch of the Bank on CBS network, regardless of where he maintains his account.
  • Question 9: Best Director Award in Filmfare 2013 went to...?Best Director Award in Filmfare 2013 went to...?
  • Explanation:Rakesh Omprakash Mehra won it for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Rakesh Omprakash Mehra won it for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.
  • Question 10: Viktor Yanukovych is the controversial president of...?Viktor Yanukovych is the controversial president of...?
  • Explanation:The president reaffirmed that he won't resign, calling the political crisis a coup while saying it resembles the rise of the Nazis in the 1930s. The president reaffirmed that he won't resign, calling the political crisis a coup while saying it resembles the rise of the Nazis in the 1930s.